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On battlements before large stone door to right. At left figure of Ghost, virtually
transparent and holding a truncheon in his right hand, beckons Hamlet. Hamlet,
attempting to move in the direction of Ghost, is restrained by Horatio and Marcellus
at centre. The Ghost wears armour and a long cape. He has on a plumed helmet with
the visor up.
Folger Act/Sc/L: 1.4.88
Arden Act/Sc/L: 1.4.80
Artist: Retzsch, Frederick August Moritz
Artist (Original work): Retzsch, Frederick August Moritz
Date (Original work): 1827
Medium: Engraving (line)
Size: 17 x 22.8 cms; 6 3/4 x 9 in
Location: FSL. Art File S528h1 no. 152, pt. 3. Cf. 1848 drawings by William
M. Anderson (FSL. Art Box A522, nos. 1-17).